HIM 1800  Professional Practice Experience I credits: 2-3

This clinical practice allows the student to experience and practice generic health information management department functions in a simulated health information management environment. Topics addressed include typical workflow patterns; admission/registration processes; record analysis; management of standard health record documents; record filing and numbering systems; retention and retrieval procedures; and electronic health record (EHR) activities. The student will utilize various types of equipment and software representative of a health information management department.

Admission to: (HIT-AS or HCINF-CT or MEDCD-CT) Pre or Corequisite: And (HIM 2652 with a minimum grade of C)